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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
.n. says they are likely to continue to the afghan troops can pledge their allegiance to the taliban. >> i'm afraid given the withdrawal target that the green on blue attacks are actually likely to increase as the date for the withdrawal grows closer and the taliban attacks if anything may diminish. why should the taliban take risks when they know we are leaving. it is more for the afghan national army personnel who want to show their loyalty to taliban. >> the defense secretary says the taliban is trying to destroy our trust in the afghan security forces but the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said that strategy won't work. >> as one afghan army commander told me insider attacks are an affront to their honor, at odds with their culture and their faith. as for us, we are adapting to changes in that threat as well. that is what professional militaries do. and we are doing it in a way that ensures we continue to be able to partner. the taliban is clearly trying to split us apart. but it won't work. >> reporter: military officials say that sometimes these insider attacks are carried out
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. but later they said the taliban might have been involved. now whatever the reason, the 2,000th american killed in afghanistan is certainly a very grim milestone. this comes just as we are days away from the 11-year anniversary of combat in afghanistan and there is another number to consider, 68,000 american troops are now in afghanistan increasingly under threat not just from theiren economies but also their so-called allies. david? >> muhammad lila in the region, thank you. >>> and from the war in afghanistan to an eruption of deadly violence in iraq, 26 people were killed in more than 90 injured by a wave of bombings targeting security forces in shiite neighborhoods. officials blamed al qaeda in iraq which has been trying to undermine their fragile government. >>> and in spain tonight at least 12 people have been injured when riot police clashed with protesters rallying in steep cuts in government spending. the violence broke out when police at the times moved in to disperse the crowds and some responded by throwing rocks and bottles. >>> back in this country tonight there are troubli
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